Did you know that the earliest recorded festivities in honor of a new year’s arrival date back some 4,000 years to ancient Babylon? New Year’s Eve – the largest celebration globally and St. Louis has its share of some remarkable ways to say goodbye to 2013 and ring in 2014 in style!
For family fun, consider First Night St. Louis – one of the largest celebrations in the city, First Night attracts nearly 25,000 each year to this alcohol-free event. From the opening ceremony to the fireworks at midnight, enjoy live music, amazing performances and so much more. The party starts at 6pm and runs through the final fireworks at midnight that ring in 2014.
Enjoy classic music? The St. Louis Symphony at Powell Hall will close out 2013 in one of the more unique New Year’s Eve celebrations in St. Louis. They promise that the event is full of surprises and fascinating music.
When you think of St. Louis does the Gateway Arch come to mind? Imagine celebrating the holiday on the water under the famous Arch. Gateway Arch Riverboats is offering a New Year’s Eve Cruise this year on a 19th century replica steamboat. Drift along the Mississippi and enjoy dinner, drinks and dancing with a champagne toast at midnight.
When considering your New Year’s Eve options in St. Louis, be sure to include accommodations at The Chase Park Plaza. Centrally located in the heart of St. Louis and offering luxurious and smartly appointed guest rooms, The Chase Park Plaza is ideal. For more information about The Chase, please visit our website. We hope everyone has an amazing time celebrating New Year’s Eve in St. Louis!